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Healing Bouquets from a Brooklyn Herb Florist

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Healing Bouquets from a Brooklyn Herb Florist

August 22, 2012

Herbal bouquets with a medicinal bent are the specialty of Brooklyn-based herb florist Cary Pereyra; from her new studio in Greenpoint, she designs seasonal and edible arrangements:

Photographs via The Little Glass Slipper.

Above: Some plants that self-taught herb florist Ms. Pereyra includes in bouquets. (See below for labels.) Mint has a “relaxing scent, ” she says, and essential oil of rosemary has been shown to improve mood and cognitive performance.

Above: The bouquet, featuring scabiosa pods and flowering spirea.

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